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Philosophical Studies 154 (1):79-104 (2011)
Abstract
A variety of relations widely invoked by philosophers—composition, constitution, realization, micro-basing, emergence, and many others—are species of what I call ‘building relations’. I argue that they are conceptually intertwined, articulate what it takes for a relation to count as a building relation, and argue that—contra appearances—it is an open possibility that these relations are all determinates of a common determinable, or even that there is really only one building relation.
Keywords Composition  Constitution  Supervenience  Grounding  Dependence  Fundamentality
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-011-9703-8
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